Lakota and Others to Gather for White Buffalo Naming Ceremony

Lakota and Others to Gather for White Buffalo Naming CeremonyIn the rolling meadow below Mohawk Mountain in the northwest corner of Connecticut, a white buffalo baby trots alongside his massive mother, his whiteness highlighted against her dark brown winter fur that is still molting in the summer heat.

Sacred Sites Along the McCloud River Endangered, Winnemem Wintu Fight For Coming of Age Ceremony Pri

Sacred Sites Along the McCloud River Endangered, Winnemem Wintu Fight For Coming of Age Ceremony PriAt the old Winnemem Wintu village of Kaibai, which lines the emerald waters of the McCloud River Arm of Shasta Lake in Northern California, a trio of sacred sites cast a “mist” of spiritual energy during the tribe’s Coming of Age ceremonies for their young women, says Chief and Spiritual Leader Caleen Sisk.

Venezuelan tribe angry at "sacred" stone in Berlin

Venezuelan tribe angry at "sacred" stone in BerlinWolfgang von Schwarzenfeld's sculptures in a Berlin park were meant to promote world peace, but the 79-year-old German now finds himself at war with a Venezuelan tribe which accuses him of stealing a sacred pink stone known to them as "Grandmother".

Saudi Arabia: Man Executed for Witchcraft and Adultery

Saudi Arabia: Man Executed for Witchcraft and AdulterySaudi Arabia executed a man for practicing witchcraft and committing adultery, the state news agency said Tuesday, citing a statement from the Interior Ministry. The man, Mareeh bin Ali bin Issa al-Asiri, “was in possession of books and talismans from which he learned to harm God’s worshipers and admitted adultery with two women,”

Alternative medicine is fine if the spice is right

Alternative medicine is fine if the spice is rightIbrahim Saleh would be the first to admit that there was time when he was not the most popular of men.
His services were much in demand. Young Emirati boys, sent as household messengers, might arrive at any hour of the day or night.